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Assistant Project Officer

Reference     (Please mention Stopdodo/Environment Jobs in your application)
Sectors   Arboriculture, Horticulture and Agri.
Location   England (North West)
Town/City   Clitheroe
Salary   Circa £21,500 per annum, dependant on experience
Type   Fixed Term and Permanent Roles
Status   Full Time
Level   Mid Level
Deadline   15/10/2021
Company Name   Ribble Rivers Trust
Contact Name  
Telephone   01200 444452
Website   Further Details / Applications
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Earlier this year we secured funding from DEFRA’s Green Recovery Challenge Fund. ‘Health and Environmental Action Lancashire’ (HEAL) will deliver environmental improvements across Lancashire. Additionally, there will be a range of active volunteering events that promote and support improved health and wellbeing. Ribble Rivers Trust are working with numerous partners including Lune Rivers Trust, Wyre Rivers Trust, Prospects Foundation, Lancaster University, Freshwater Biological Association, Forest of Bowland AONB, Pendle Borough Council and Hyndburn Borough Council. Together, we are committed to equal opportunities and diversity and welcome applications from everyone regardless of age, gender, ethnicity, sexual orientation, faith or disability.

Now, as part of this project, Ribble Rivers Trust have a new job vacancy for a full time Assistant Project Officer. This persons role will be to support the delivery of woodlands and capital works through the HEAL project.

Our ideal candidate will be a conscientious, dynamic, and enthusiastic person with a passion for improving the environment and working with communities. The new recruit will join a vibrant and talented team who are delivering a huge variety of projects improving rivers in the Ribble Catchment. 

The successful candidate will be a confident and clear communicator with experience in delivering projects, working within a team, and alongside volunteers. Additionally, they will also have knowledge of ecology and landscape-scale conservation. Ideally, they will also have an understanding of Catchment Management.

Key dates and how to apply

  • Application deadline: 5pm on Friday 15th October 2021
  • Interviews: week commencing Monday 25th October 2021
  • Start date: as soon as possible

To view the full job description please click here, and for the application form please click here. Please send your completed application forms to admin@ribbletrust.com along with a brief covering letter. Please note that we will not accept CVs.

This project is funded by the Government’s Green Recovery Challenge Fund. The fund was developed by Defra and its Arm’s-Length Bodies. It is being delivered by The National Lottery Heritage Fund in partnership with Natural England, the Environment Agency and Forestry Commission.

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